Tom Morello, Courtney Love, Jimmy Page & Many More Pay Tribute To Chris Cornell
Thu, 18 May 2017 14:59:59
Family, friends, and music fans the world over have been shocked by the news of Chris Cornell’s untimely death in Detroit on Wednesday night.
News of the Soundgarden frontman passing hit the world in the early hours of Thursday morning, and since then there has been an outpouring of support, condolence and celebration of a man who helped shape a sound and define a generation of rock music.
Tributes from around the world have been spreading across the internet, most notably from friends and fellow artists, all of whom are sharing their experiences of the man, and their reaction to the terrible loss that is felt by his death.
Read below for the thoughts and reflections offered from the peers of Chris Cornell, each speaking to the influence that he had on the world of music.
I love you, brother. Thank you for your friendship and your humor and your intellect and your singular and unmatched talent. It was a great honor to know you as a friend and as a band mate. I am devastated and deeply saddened that you are gone dear friend but your unbridled rock power, delicate haunting melodies and the memory of your smile are with us forever. Your beautiful voice and beautiful self will always be in my heart. God bless you and your family.
Rage Against The Machine:
Very sad news about Chris Cornell today. A sad loss of a great talent to the world, his friends and family. Rest In Peace. pic.twitter.com/BlgxE6cJLH— Joe Perry (@JoePerry) May 18, 2017
RIP Chris Cornell— Jimmy Page (@JimmyPage) May 18, 2017
Incredibly Missed. pic.twitter.com/pKNI4tKiXz
Sad 2 hear of Chris Cornell passing..great singer and artist... another blow…RIP— Billy Idol (@BillyIdol) May 18, 2017
SO SO stunned to hear about Chris Cornell! Such a terrible and sad loss! Thinking of his family tonight! RIP— Dave Navarro (@DaveNavarro) May 18, 2017
Foster the People:
RIP Chris Cornell ðcondolences to @soundgarden & family. We've lost one of the greats. -MF— Foster The People (@fosterthepeople) May 18, 2017
—The ARTISTdirect Staff